Tag: nontoxic

What if you could feel better…

I’ll never forget… those 8 excruciatingly long years living in my own version of Hell. I’ve shared my wellness journey over at our But You Don’t Look Sick post… but I hadn’t taken the time to actually spill my heart on video… until now… Seizures Mobility difficulty Cognitive difficulty Chronic weakness Chronic fatigue Chronic pain Severe,…

The Most Overlooked Secret to Boost Productivity

Business owners, executives, managers, students, and those working from home… what do they all have in common? They all need help with increasing productivity, energy, focus, inspiration, motivation, and overall wellness. Because no one who strives to truly be productive and efficient has time to deal with the afternoon slump, sleepless nights, feeling ill, or…

Chapped, dry skin? Try this!

Dry skin is no joke… especially in the winter time when there is less moisture in the air. Don’t you hate when your feet feel like sandpaper?? Feeling the need to keep socks on at night just so you don’t scratch your legs in your sleep… that never-ending itching… nothing seems to help… Perhaps it’s…

Remove Toxins From Your Makeup & Skin Care

Makeup. Face wash. Soap. Lotion. Exfoliators. Makeup remover. Acne treatments. Sunscreen. Moisturizer. Serums. What do they all have in common? Extremely loose regulations with little government oversight that allow companies to use many toxic ingredients and ingredients without safety data while manufacturing your makeup and skin care. Federal law regulating the cosmetic industry spans a…

Remove Toxins from Your Perfume or Cologne

Perfume and cologne are everywhere. From sprays to lotions to cosmetics to roll on bottles, everything in the personal care market seems to have fragrance. And why not? Everyone loves to smell good and use products that smell good (at least everyone who I’ve ever met). But what exactly is in that fragrant “smell-good?” What…

Is Your Laundry Toxic?

Our laundry. Washing it should make us feel clean and fresh to start a new day or bring about happiness when we snuggle up in some fresh linens while reading a good book or watching a movie. That warm and fuzzy feeling that comes from donning clean clothes and linens should not be a mind…

Remove Toxins From Your Kitchen

In my last post I wrote a brief introduction about toxins in the home. Unless you have begun learning how to navigate ingredients lists (and the lack thereof), chances are there are toxins in your home that are preventing you from maximizing your wellness. Through this series, I’m hoping to make the process of identifying…

Is Your Home Toxic?

If you purchase your cleaning and personal care products from the local or chain department or drug store and don’t pay attention to the ingredients label and what each item is and what those individual and mixed items can do to your body, chances are, you have a toxic home. Although your body is incredible…

I Lost My Mind Living A Healthy Lifestyle

3 years ago I dove into the Paleo diet, after 8 long years of failing health, including autoimmune and neurological nightmares. Contrary to conventional wisdom provided to me by family and doctors, my dietary changes and reintroduction of yoga practices nearly wiped out my health issues. From there, I started using essential oils regularly (every…

why should you use essential oils?

Why Should I Use Essential Oils?

Why use essential oils? Other than smelling amazing, essential oils have many properties that help you feel better without any nasty or toxic chemical additives that potentially could produce annoying or dangerous side effects. There are plenty of reasons to use essential oils. Essential oils can help you to: overcome occasional nausea, reduce occasional tension headaches reduce muscle soreness,…